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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 63 - Cheryl Doerfler Lake

HR consultant Cheryl Doerfler Lake joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast and recounts joining SLOC fresh off a layoff, buying a sewing machine from the SLOC fire sale, evacuating the Atlanta airport and more (recorded 25 August 2020).

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Show Notes:

HR consultant Cheryl Doerfler Lake joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast and recounts joining SLOC fresh off a layoff, buying a sewing machine from the SLOC fire sale, evacuating the Atlanta airport and more (recorded 25 August 2020). A breakdown of the episode is below.

Please be sure to check out our Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective playlist on Spotify. You can also access the playlist and a map to favorite SLOC restaurants here.

If you worked on the Games as a staff member, contractor or volunteer and want to share your story please email cnapier@gpfour.com.

WARM UP
00:27 - Welcome Cheryl!

PRELIMS
04:42 - Jamie Shaw replies to an email
09:23 - Laid off 4 times

QUARTERFINALS
11:41 - The first 30 days
14:05 - "Best. Job. Ever!"

SEMIFINALS
17:09 - The importance of resilience
21:15 - Working in the MOC

FINALS
24:38 - The bomb squad / sick during Paras
28:41 - Sewing machine / post-Games wrap-up

MIXED ZONE
32:09 - Handwritten will / working for TSA
35:10 - Consulting in Delhi

COOL DOWN
40:58 - Retention bonus
42:27 - Final segment

Full transcript to come...

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